Holy Cross Parish will host a St. Anthony Feast celebration at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, at the church at 4494 Lake Ave. in Charlotte. The Mass in honor of St. Anthony will be celebrated in Italian and English by Father Michael Costanzo, with the homily in English only.
The Holy Cross choir, directed by John Gaspar, will lead the congregation in singing traditional Italian sacred songs. After Mass, the congregation will be led to the outside shrine for a blessing, immediately followed by free refreshments and entertainment by Len Hawley.
Refreshments and entertainment are courtesy of Thomas Funeral Chapels, 4545 Lake Ave., whose founder, Thomas A. Polvino, was an original member of the St. Anthony Society.